TROLL 2 WITH GEORGE HARDY
If you haven’t caught on to the gloriously horrible horror of TROLL2, you are in for a treat! This movie has been called “The best worst movie of all time!” So come join, George Hardy, star of TROLL2, at The Historic Atlas Theatre Friday and Saturday Night as ZombieFest presents: TROLL2 and the amazing documentary “Best Worst Movie!” Troll2 has gained a new life as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show of the 21st century”! Buy your tickets in advance online at cheyennelittletheatre.org. Tickets are limited, so get them NOW.
ZOMBIE FOLKLORE & ZOMBIE POP CULTURE
Our special guests, Multiple Bram Stoker Award Winning, NY Times Best Selling Author Jonathan Maberry, and Paranormal Folklorist and regular Coast to Coast Overnight guest Dr. Bob Curran will be at ZombieFest 2012 to help answer all of your apocalypse questions! Jonathan will be giving a talk on Zombies in Pop Culture, Dr. Curran will be speaking on Zombie Folklore, and then both gentlemen will be joined by local experts Dr. Wendy Braund and Larry Green from Public Health and Homeland security to participate in a game of “What If…” as they discuss: What might the zombie apocalypse really look like? Lots of fun at The Historic Atlas Theatre, starting at 10:00am with a Dr. Curran and Jonathan Maberry book signing! Bring your books!
BRAIN EATING CONTEST
Are you hungry? Craving some BRAINS? Well you’re in luck! Join the fun at the ZombieFest Brain Eating Contest, brought to you by Epic Edibles! How many delicious brains (which taste amazingly like cake, by the way) can you gobble down? Come show us your mad brain eating skills!
ANNUAL ZOMBIE FASHION SHOW
Do other zombies look at your style longingly? Are your funerary garbs the envy of the undead scene? Do you have “a dead eye for the living guy?” Then come and strut your stuff at the 2nd Annual Zombie Fashion Show, hosted by Plato’s Closet. You could walk away with one of our fabulous prizes, if you have the guts!
FORREST KING OIL PAINTING RAFFLE
An oil painting can live in your family for generations to come. Make sure your family “dismembers” you just as you were at ZombieFest II when you win an 18” X 24” oil painting of yourself done by local artist Forrest King, just by buying a raffle ticket. Drop by The Hynds Building and watch Forrest at work while you dream of having your zombiefied-self, done in oil, to haunt your family for generations!
1st ANNUAL INDEPENDENT HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
If you are one of those low budget gore hounds, you my fiend are in luck as ZombieFest presents the 1st Annual Independent Horror Film Festival! See Atom The Amazing Zombie Killer!! Watch local Indy horror films all day long!! Must be 17 or older.
Who are you taking to the Zombie Prom? Better dig someone up soon, because you only have a few days left before you can dance ‘till your legs fall off! Come to the Zombie Prom from 9:00 until midnight at The Historic Plains Hotel. Who will be crowned King and Queen? How will your pictures turn out? Will you be the “Boil of The Ball?” Are you DMOC (Dead Man on Campus)? Find out at The Zombie Prom! Eat Your Heart Out!
ZOMBIE FACE PAINTING
Want to look your scary best at ZombieFest, but just don’t have time to put on your best face? Well you, my friend, are in luck! You can have your face put on for you at The ZombieFest Build a Zombie Disassembly line in the lobby of The Historic Atlas Theatre!
ZOMBIELAND FOR KIDS
Are the kids making you crazy? Are they refusing to eat the brains you put in front of them? Are they moaning about shambling all over ZombieFest with nothing to do? Take them to Zombieland for Kids at The Historic Hynds Building! Tickets are just 10 for $5.00 and every game is a guaranteed winner! ZombieFest is as family friendly as the zombie apocalypse can be!
HEROES ONLY COMICS IN THE DEPOT
Feed your need for comics, video games and Magic as Heroes Only Comics takes over the lobby of The Cheyenne Depot with more eye popping pop culture fun than you can shake a limb at. Check out Cheyenne ZombieFest on Facebook to see what special guests and games PJ has up his sleeve this year!
DJ'S, FOOD, BEER AND FREE LIVE BANDS...try not to lose your head on the Depot Plaza Music on the Plaza begins at 10:00 am with DJ XS, followed by DJ Hollow until 5:00 and then the live (or sort of live) bands kick off SKA style with It Gets Worse before the clouds roll in with HORSE featuring KBPI's Uncle Nasty and just when you thought the apocalypse has ended get ready to wake the dead with ARCANIUM.
Do you believe in ghosts? Our friends at PHOG certainly do! PHOG is a Cheyenne based paranormal investigation group who have been in over 30 buildings in Cheyenne. And one of the most actives sites they have seen? The Historic Atlas Theatre! So make sure to get your PHOG raffle ticket for a chance for you and a friend to close out ZombieFest with an overnight investigation of the Atlas, hosted by PHOG! I do believe in spooks, I do believe in spooks, I do I do I do!
RAFFLES & SCAVENGER HUNT
Want to win some great prizes? How about dinner and a tour of Schrader Funeral home? How about some cash? How about an oil painting of you as a zombie by Forrest King? How about an overnight stay at The Stanley Hotel? Well, you have to buy a ticket to have a chance my brain dead fiend!
Beginning at The Historic Atlas Theatre, this year’s shamble will have 2 start times: 12:00 and 12:30 The walk is free but if you pledge at least $25, it gets you a ZombieFest t-shirt, a can of Monster, and one of those cool ZombieFest II armbands! For all of you well- organized shamblers, you can register and pledge online at cheyennelittletheatre.org! And, for even more amazing goodies, download a pledge sheet and get you friends to pledge/sponsor you and/or your team (yes you can form a team!) so you can get better stuff!!
ZombieFest: The Deaddy of ‘em All
Schedule of Events
Friday--Time Event Location
Friday 8:00pm-12:00am Troll2/Best Worst Movie Special Edition
with George Hardy Atlas
Saturday--Time Event Location
9:00am-8:00pm Registration/Box Office Atlas Lobby
10:00am-6:00pm Zombieland (kids) Hynds
10:00am-6:00pm Face Painting Atlas Lobby
10:00am-6:00pm Screening of Atom/Indy Film Fest Hynds
10:00am-7:00pm Heroes Only Comics Depot Lobby
10:00am-7:00pm Video Games Depot Lobby
10:00am-7:00pm Info Booth Plaza
10:00am-(?) Food Vendors Plaza
10:00am-? Zombie League and Hearse Show? Shadows Parking
10:00am-1:00pm DJXS Depot Stage Area
10:00am-12:00pm Book Signing Atlas
10:00am-2:00pm Scavenger Hunt Downtown
11:00am-12:00pm Eating Contest Plaza
12:00pm-1:00pm Walk (second start at 12:30) Downtown
1:00pm-5:00pm DJ Hollow Depot Stage Area
1:00pm-2:00pm Zombie Fashion Show Depot Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm Dr. Bob Curran/Zombie Folklore Atlas
3:15pm-4:15pm Jonathan Maberry/ Zombie Pop Culture Atlas
4:30pm-5:30pm Curran, Maberry, Larry Green, Dr. Wendy Braund Atlas
4:45pm-5:00pm Tappers Plaza Stage
All day draw at 4:45pm 50/50 Raffle Plaza
All day draw at 4:45pm Forrest King Raffle Plaza
All day draw at 4:45pm Prize Package Raffle Plaza
4:45pm-5:00pm Scavenger Hunt Drawing Main Stage
5:00pm-5:45pm It Gets Worse Main Stage
6:00pm-7:15pm Horse Main Stage
7:45pm-9:00pm Arcanium Main Stage
7:30pm-12:00am Troll2/Best Worst Movie with George Hardy Atlas
9:00pm-12:00am Zombie Prom Plains
9:00pm-? Face Painting at the prom Plains
12:00 am-1:00 am PHOG Presentation Atlas
All day draw at 1:00am PHOG Raffle Atlas
1:00 am-6:00am PHOG Investigation Atlas
All Day T-Shirts Atlas